LVUSD passes a balanced budget

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) has balanced its books by approving a $77 million budget that includes $1.3 million in spending cuts. More trimming is still possible, officials said. The 2003-2004 budget includes a reduction in programs, services and non-teaching personnel, including 15 classified employee positions. An additional $1.28 million in cuts were […]

Disaster response team ready

Westlake Village volunteers finish training

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer The new Westlake Village Disaster Response Team finished its final class on Sat., June 28 at Westlake Village City Hall and became certified as the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the area. Thirty volunteers received a certificate after going through their final drill which took place inside the city’s council chambers and courtyard […]



PUBLIC NOTICE EDUCATION FUND BOARD OF DIRECTORS The City of Calabasas is seeking individuals to serve on the City’s newly established Education Fund Board of Directors. Boardmembers shall be selected for their special familiarity with the funding of educational programs and the costs associated with operating or maintaining such programs. Individuals interested in serving and being considered for appointment to […]

Lindero Country Club offers active summer camp

Multiple sports, arts, crafts offered

Children between the ages of 4 and 14 are invited to participate in a summer sports camp at Lindero Country Club in Agoura Hills. The camp offers soccer, golf, tennis, swimming, paddleboating, inline skating, basketball as well as arts and crafts. Younger children will enjoy a variety of activities while older children may choose a focus on golf or tennis […]

Potential priests: What the church looks for

What are the primary characteristics the church looks for in men who may be considering priesthood? Here are some of them in no particular order: •Charity Toward Others: This is a person who possesses a basic optimism about people and the world and has empathy towards others. He’s sensitive, feels compassion for them, he assists the lowly, and shows respect […]

Explanation given on defibrillators

In response to Greg Acevedo’s letter about placing portable defibrillators at public facilities in Calabasas, I agree that they are desirable. The question of ventilators is an entirely other and more complex matter when taken beyond basic CPR. The Calabasas Emergency Response Program (CERP); Tom Wheeler, the city’s risk manager; and the city council have all evaluated the placement of […]

‘Ground Zero’ flag flies here

Be sure to ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’

Be sure to ‘Take Your Acorn on Vacation’ Be sure to take a copy of The Acorn when you go on vacation this summer. We’ll be accepting photographs through 5 p.m. Fri., Sept. 26 for photo pages through August 2004. Shoot a picture with somebody holding an Acorn (with its front page visible) in the photograph. The background should depict […]

You, too, can develop a healthy body

Small changes that make you more active at home, at work or with your children––along with better nutrition––can have a big impact on the quality of your life. According to the experts at the American Council For Fitness and Nutrition, achieving a healthy balance between daily activity and calorie intake plays a major role in how we look, think and […]

LCMS student is high achiever

Jonathan Clayton Monitz, the son of Ronald and Elsie Monitz of Agoura Hills and a Lindero Canyon Middle School (LCMS) student, has been named a U. S. National Award Winner in English and Academic Achievement by the U.S. Achievement Academy (USAA) and will appear in the academy’s official yearbook. At LCMS he maintains a 4.0 GPA, is a member of […]